Julius Tarpley SPANN Pinkney Rice SPANN Julius Merida SPANN William Clarence SPANN James Ernest SPANN Lela Mae SPANN Earl Franklin SPANN Alfred Preston SPANN Joseph Byron SPANN Hubert SPANN Leola Adelle SPANN Margaret Armintie SHIREY James Wesley SPANN Robert Silvester SPANN Joseph Leister SPANN Harve Bell SPANN Lena SPANN Burney Lee SPANN Jonas Young SPANN Susan Jane BERRYHILL Mini tree diagram
William Franklin SPANN

William Franklin SPANN1,2,4,5,6,7,2

also known as Frank W SPANN3

17th Apr 18741,2,3,4,5,6,7 - 13th Dec 19391,5,6,7

Life History

17th Apr 1874

Born in Winfield, Marion, Alabama.1,2,3,4,5,6,7

about 1899

Married Margaret Armintie SHIREY in Wood County, Texas.7

21st Apr 1901

Birth of son Julius Merida SPANN in Wood County, Texas.8,7,3,9,2,1

9th Feb 1903

Birth of son William Clarence SPANN in Wood County, Texas.8,10,11,2,12

21st Aug 1905

Birth of son James Ernest SPANN in Golden, Wood, Texas.13,11,2,8,3,5,14,15,10,16

10th Nov 1907

Birth of daughter Lela Mae SPANN in Coke County, Texas.8,3,7,2,17,10,1

24th Dec 1909

Birth of son Earl Franklin SPANN in Coke County, Texas.3,18,8,19,2,10,20,21

8th Apr 1912

Birth of son Alfred Preston SPANN in Texas.8,3,2,19,20

19th Apr 1914

Birth of son Joseph Byron SPANN in Wood County, Texas.22,5,8,3,14,2,1,23,10

29th Mar 1917

Birth of son Hubert SPANN in Texas.8,3,2,1

7th Oct 1919

Birth of daughter Leola Adelle SPANN in Coke County, Texas.2

15th Oct 1919

Death of daughter Leola Adelle SPANN in Coke County, Texas.2

1930

Resident in Whitebead, Garvin, Oklahoma.3

13th Dec 1939

Died in Maysville, Garvin, Oklahoma.1,5,6,7

after 13th Dec 1939

Buried in Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Garvin County, Oklahoma.6,1

Notes

  • 1900 Federal Census, Wood County, Texas, 15 June, Precint 2, District140, page 7B,  Hse/Fam #124
    Spann, Wm F Head  W M Apr 1874 26 Married 0 years AL GA AL FarmerRents
    Spann, Minnie Wife W F Apr 1880 20 Married 0 years 0 children AL AL AL

    Family genealogy sources report his name as William Franklin Spann.In the 1910 census he was listed as Franklin F Spann, but n the 1830census, he was reported as Frank W Spann.  His cemetery listing inMaysville Cemetery shows the name as W Frank Spann.

    1910 United States Federal Census, 28 April, Justice Precinct 3, Coke,Texas, District 23 , page 7B, New Hope and Blackwell Rd, Hse/Fam #133
    Spann, William F Head M W 36 Married 11 yrs AL AL AL Farmer Rents
    Spann, Margaret A Wife F  W 30 Married 11 yrs TX AL AL
    Spann, Marida Son M W 9 TX AL TX Farm Laborer
    Spann, William C Son M W 7 TX AL TX Farm Laborer
    Spann, James E Son M W 4 TX AL TX
    Spann, Lela M Dau F W 2 TX AL TX
    Spann, Earl F Son M W 4mos TX AL TX

    In the 1910 census a brother of William, Pinkney Rice Spann, and hisfamily are living next door to William.

    1910 Federal Census, Coke County, Texas, 28 April, Justice Precinct 3,District 23 , page 7B, New Hope and Blackwell Rd, Hse/Fam #132
    Spann, Pinknie R Head M W 37 Married 14 yrs AL AL AL Farmer Rents
    Spann, Carrie J Wife F  W 30 Married 14 yrs 6 chidlren/6 living AL ALLA
    Spann, Graddis [Gladys?] L Dau F W 13 AL AL AL Farm Laborer
    Spann, Georgia O Dau F W 11 TX AL AL Farm Laborer
    Spann, Freddie V Dau F W 8 TX AL AL Farm Laborer
    Spann, Bernie B Son M W 5 TX AL AL
    Spann, Fay J Dau F W 2 TX AL AL
    Spann, J T Son M W 4mos TX AL AL

    Three doors down the other way from William and Armintie is herbrother Benjamin B Shirey age 28.  His household includes his wifeEugenia R age 22, and their 11-month-old daughter Jane P.

    1910 Federal Census, Coke County, Texas, 28 April, Justice Precinct 3,District 23 , page 7B, New Hope and Blackwell Rd, Hse/Fam #136
    Shirey, Benjamin B Head M W 28 Married 1 yr AL AL AL Farmer Rents
    Shirey, Eugenia R Wife F W 22 Married 1 yr 1 child/1 living TX AR AR
    Shirey, Jane P Dau F W 11mos TX AL TX

    In 1920 Armintie's widowed mother is living with them.

    1920 Federal Census, Wood County, Texas, 10 January, Justice Precinct,District 157, page 4A, Hse/Fam #65
    Span, Frank W  Head Rents M W 45 AL AL AL Farmer
    Span, Mittie Wife F W 39 AL AL AL
    Span, Merida Son M W 18 Single TX AL AL
    Span, Clarence Son M W 16 Single TX AL AL
    Span, Earnest L Son M W 16 Single TX AL AL
    Span, Lella [Lela] Dau F W 12 Single TX AL AL
    Span, Earl P Son M W 10 Single TX AL AL
    Span, Alfred Son M W 7 Single TX AL AL
    Span, Byron Son M W 5 Single TX AL AL
    Span, Herbert Son M W 2 Single TX AL AL
    Sheiry, Margret Mother-in-law F W 61 Widow AL SC SC

    1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma, 15 April, Whitebead,District 29, page 5A, Hse/Fam #81
    Spann, Frank W Head Rents  M W 56 Married at age 20 AL AL AL Farmer
    Spann, Mettie  Wife F W 50 Married at age 19 AL AL AL No Occupation
    Spann, Merida Son M W 29 Single TX AL AL AL General Labor
    Spann, Earnest Son M W 24 Single TX AL AL AL General Labor
    Spann, Lela Dau F W 22 Single TX AL AL AL No Occupation
    Spann, Earl Son M W 20 Single TX AL AL AL General Labor
    Spann, Alford Son M W 18 Single TX AL AL AL No Occupation
    Spann, Byron Son M W 16 Single TX AL AL AL No Occupation
    Spann, Hubart Son M W 13 Single TX AL AL AL No Occupation

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    William Franklin Spann born April 17, 1874 and died December 13, 1939married Margaret Armintie Shirey born April 7, 1880 and died March 25,1968.

    Together, they had Julius Merida Spann (April 21, 1901-February 23,1992)
    William Clarence Spann (February 9, 1903-April 10, 1963)
    James Ernest Spann (August 21, 1905-July 26, 1995) (my grandfather)
    Lela Mae Spann (November 10, 1907-June 2, 1984)
    Earl Franklin Spann (December 24, 1909)
    Alfred Preston Spann (April 8, 1912-March1, 1978)
    Joseph Byron Spann (April 19, 1914)
    Hubert Spann (March 29, 1917-December 27, 1993), and
    Leola Adelle Spann (October 7, 1919-October 15, 1919)
    --  Susan Spann, RootsWeb Discussion,http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SPANN/2002-04/1019366671
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    William Franklin Spann
    Birth Apr. 17, 1874 Winfield, Marion County, Alabama
    Death Dec. 13, 1939 Maysville, Garvin County, Oklahoma

    h/o Margaret Armintie SHIREY. f/o James Ernest SPANN (1905-1995),Albert Preston SPANN (1912-1978), Lela Mae SPANN, (1907-1984), & LeolaAdelle (1919-1919)
    Spouse Margaret Armintie Shirey Spann (1880 - 1968)

    Children:
    Julius Merida Spann (1901 - 1992)
    William Clarence Spann (1903 - 1963)
    Joseph Byron Spann (1914 - 2005)
    Hubert Spann (1917 - 1993)

    Burial Maysville Cemetery, Maysville, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    Created by Sandy Oct 25, 2007
    --  Find A Grave Memorial #22449186,http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=22449186
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Sources

  • 1. Maysville, Oklahoma, Cemetery Listings
  • 2. Susan Spann, RootsWeb Discussion
    • Location:http://archiver.rootsweb.ancestry.com/th/read/SPANN/2002-04/1019366671;
  • 3. 1930 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 15 April, Whitebead, District 29, page 5A, Hse/Fam #81
  • 4. 1900 Federal Census, Wood County, Texas
    • 15 June, Precint 2, District 140, page 7B,  Hse/Fam #124
  • 5. RootsWeb -- Descendants of William Spann Sr
    • Name: Name: http://john.rootsweb.com/Spann/1200-l.pdf;;
  • 6. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #22449186,
  • 7. 1910 Federal Census, Coke County, Texas
    • 28 April, Justice Precinct 3, Coke, Texas, District 23 , page 7B, New
  • 8. 1920 Federal Census, Wood County, Texas
    • 10 January, Justice Precinct, District 157, page 4A, Hse/Fam #65
  • 9. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
    • Memorial #51857200,
  • 10. Find a Grave Memorial Registry
  • 11. 1910 Federal Census, Coke County, Texas
    • 28 April, Justice Precinct 3, District 23 , page 7B, New Hope and
  • 12. Ancestry Trees
    • Family members, birth and death
  • 13. Loretta Gregory Gay Genealogical Research
  • 14. Social Security Death Index
  • 15. Obituaries -- Funeral Remembrance Card, James Ernest Spann
  • 16. Gravestone of Dessie Gregory and James E Spann
  • 17. Texas, Marriage Collection, 1814-1909 and 1966-2011
  • 18. 1910 Federal Census, Coke County, Texas
    • 28 April, Justice Precinct 3, District 23 , page 7B, New Hope and
  • 19. California, Death Index, 1940-1997
  • 20. U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • 21. U.S. Public Records Index, 1950-1993, Volume 1
  • 22. U.S. Veterans Gravesites, ca.1775-2006
  • 23. 1940 Federal Census, Garvin County, Oklahoma
    • 22 April, Whitebead, District 25-28 Page 6B, Hse #106, Rents Farm

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